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WILDENS, Jan (1584 - 1653), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
WILDENS, Jan (1584 - 1653), Painter

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born 1584 or 1586, in Antwerp; died 16 October 1653, in Antwerp.

Painter. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits, hunting scenes, landscapes with figures, landscapes, urban landscapes.

[not available online]Jan Wildens was the father of Jeremias Wildens and studied under Pieter Verblinst. In 1604 he was a master artist in the Antwerp guild. Rubens employed Wildens to paint the backgrounds and trees

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